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a brighter future for kenyan schoolchildren. >>and how adventure sports are making splash in india. >>extreme india... and the rest in just a moment on world business... >>reporter: around 85% of people in the world now pay to use a mobile phone, and in countries like kenya, where politics & geography can be a serious impediment to the roll out of fixed line internet connections, the mobile phone is playing an increasingly vital role. >>kenya is now a country connected. >>an astounding 99% of the internet traffic in kenya is done through mobile operators. >>there are 22 million mobile subscribers and although only 15% have mobile internet, even the humble text message is having a dramatic effect. >>if i want to maybe get the raw materials or maybe manure i can order them via my phone and i'll get them supplied. i can also pay whatever i have purchased, if it is the fertilisers, or the pesticides all of them. >>reporter: 31 million kenyans have no bank account, so the ability to buy and sell goods in even the most remote areas through person-to-person sms money transfers has made a huge differ
of india to the clubs of the u.k., the illicit trade in the drug -- we have a special report. fighters in misrata say they have made further advances against forces loyal to the libyan leader, colonel muammar gaddafi. >> we are a few kilometers behind the front line here. periodically we can hear the sound of rockets falling in the distance. the rebels said they started pushing back colonel gaddafi's forces from this position which they have held for the past two months. i have been talking to the man in charge of coordinating the rebels operations with nato. i asked what happens during the morning offense. >> the gaddafi forces are running so quickly and they have left their weapons and their ammunition. >> we have heard some complaints about a lack of action from nato from your side. how have they been acting over the past 24 hours? >> we need their support it. we are coordinating and we have planned a very well our offensive this time. >> thank you very much. >> we can hear those airplanes overhead which must be nato jets because of the no-fly zone. it is pretty much trench warfare
and women who agree to sterilization are being offered prizes, including cars. india is expected to have the largest population in the world by 2013. the mediterranean city state of monaco will witness the marriage of its ruling france friday. prince albert and his fiancee, a former south african olympic swimmer, will exchange bows and a civil ceremony. it is expected to cost around $80 million. people and morocco are voting today on a draft constitution for a -- proposed by king mohammed, two weeks after he outlined plans to increase the powers of the prime minister and parliament. critics say the vote has been called to quickly to allow proper debate. our report from morocco's capital. >> waving their flags, wearing traditional costumes and playing drums -- moroccans campaign for their upcoming referendum. supporters for the reform says the king has taken a great step towards a more open society. the king's reforms promise a stronger, more independent judicial branch, accountable government, and a focus on human rights and gender equality. >> as a moroccan, the new constitution is impo
on russia and india, and there are demands for lower trade restrictions. >> terrace have to be lowered in countries such as -- tariffs have to be lowered in countries such as india. >> german cacar makers are investing in the development of fuel-efficient models. more and more consumers, especially in urban areas, are choosing greener cars. the german automotive industry has been working tords the development of alternative injuns. >> it is an intensive endeavor. alternative engines include fuel cell and hydrogen as well. we're working on all of these. no one knows which of these technologies will be the most economical. >> that is why german car makers are investing in research and development. >> of the months ago, the ceo of deutsche telecom said he was serious about putting women in top positions in any company. two women have been appointed to the management board. one is of former kinsey executive, and a former state education minister has been appointed to the board position overseeing human resources. up until now, the eight-person board was exclusively composed of men. and ont
market share in india's flat television mark fret 2 to 15% in three years. targets a 10% shar personal computers. >>> and new a recap of the latest market figures. >>> that is all for now in business news. back to catherine. >> thanks very much. japan's safety administration says that power companies will conduct stress tests. the move follows thursday's approval by the nuclear safety commission of the agency's revised stress plant. they will have computer simulations to see how the reactors would with stand earthquakes and tsunami and loss of power. there is an evaluation of the combined influences of simultaneous quake and tsunami as well as effectiveness of the previous measurements the test will be required before facilities can restart reactors that have been off line for regular safety inspection. the deadline for the tests and length of time for the agency to assess results has yet to be determined. >>> time tore newsline's weekly watch segment. we go over the information about the ongoing crisis at the fukushima daiichi plant. it has been about three months since tepco announce
the coordinated bomb blasts in india's financial capital. >> ifill: political editor david chalian takes us inside president obama's record- breaking 2012 money haul. >> woodruff: paul solman reports on an ohio company that guarantees its workers jobs even during a recession. >> a vast, century old lincoln electric in the heart of the rust belt, workers average $28 an hour and yet there hasn't been a layoff here in at least 70 years. >> ifill: and we check in on how the pentagon is repealing its "don't ask, don't tell" policy starting with the acceptance of gay recruits. that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> i mean, where would we be without small businesses? >> we need small businesses. >> they're the ones that help drive growth. >> like electricians, mechanics, carpenters. >> they strengthen our communities. >> every year, chevron spends billions with small businesses. that goes right to the heart of local communities, providing jobs, keeping people at work. they depend on us. >> the economy depends on them. >> and we depend on them
month what india takes in every year and still, it only grows two percentage points faster than india. in other words, if you think about the quality of chinese growth, it's not as impressive as it appears. it is massive investment, a huge number of airports, eight- lane highways, a high-speed rail that's being built and if you look at what you are getting out of it in terms of the return on investment it is not as impressive. the un just came out with a report indicating that china is going to have a demographic collapse over the next 25 years. it is going to lose 400 million people. there is no point in human history in which you have had a dominant power in the world that is also declining demographically. it simply doesn't happen. and if you want to look at what a country in demographic decline looks like, look at japan and ask yourself how powerful it is. even if china were the largest economy in the world, those numbers are all based on something called purchasing power parody, where china's gdp gets inflated because the cost of a haircut in beijing is less than the cost of one
, number one. number 100 and number 2,000, why the cricket match between england and india is heading for the history books. >> hello. an emergency summit ads eurozone leaders get underway in brussels shortly to try to resolve the debt crisis spreading across the zone. the most urgent need is to protect greece from defaulting on its debt, but the challenge is to strengthen the position of countries such as ireland and portugal and to avoid further contagion of this debt crisis to spain and italy. it's emerged that france and germany have agreed on the best steps ahead. from brussels, our europe correspondent chris morris reports. >> for the past year, whenever european leaders have met, there's been one issue at the top of the agenda again and again and again. trying to fix the euro. the survival of the single currency has now been called into question. there are increasingly urgent appeals to eurozone leaders to act decisively. >> they have said they will do what it takes to ensure the stability of the area. well, now is the time to make good on that promise. >> all eyes on the bigge
foreign investment every month were india takes it in over -- every year and they only grow 2% faster than india. it is not as impressive as it appears. massive investment, a huge number of airports, highways, high-speed rail. if you look at what you are getting out of it in terms of the return of investment, not as investment. china has a huge problem that they face. the u.n. can out with a report that pointed out that china will have a demographic collapse of the next 25 years. they will lose 400 million people. there is no point in human history in which you have had a dominant power in the world that is also declining demographically. it simply does not happen. if you want to look at what a country in demographic decline looks like, look at japan. how powerful is it? politically, even if china is the largest economy in the world, and those numbers are all based on purchasing power parity where there gdp gets inflated because the cost of a hair cut is less than one in toronto, but your international power does not depend on the price of hair cuts but foreign aid, oil, and international
. we had our reasons for abstaining. together with india, brazil, china, and russia -- the decision has now been made. we continue to stand by our resolve that germany will not send any combat troops as part of a military mission in libya. >> germany's preing for a seat on the security council, is that realistic? >> it isn't so much about germany or europe's wish for a permanent seat on the security council. reforming the united nations is primarily about adapting the architecture of the un to reality. the current makeup of the security council and of the united nations itself largely reflects the distribution of power and the political situation at the end of world wawar ii. the fact that latin america has no permanent representation on the security council, that africa has no permanent representative, that asia is so unr-represented, these things are no less significant than our offer as germans to take on more permanent responsibility on the security council.. >> the german foreign minister, thank you very m much r talking to us. that has been our "in depth." you can logon to our web
india hopes to generate 10,000 megawatts of electricity from its nuclear plants. seven of which are under construction. mean while, organizations raised concern about the safety and security of nuclear plants and the black drop of the fukushima daiichi nuclear crisis. tradesing on its border is expected to increase by 30% compared to last year. recently lifting a ban on 15 items including food products, a senior thai customs official said on wednesday the valley of goods trade et at the post could increase by millions of dollars as result. previously banned items such as instant noodles, fresh fruit, liquor, canned goods and cigarettes are very popular in the neighboring countries. >>> world famous basketball star yam ming announced his retirement. he fractured his foot last year. with 2.9 meter star plays for agts seasons in the national basketball association and became china's most known athlete abroad. he vows to continue his social work. he has donated millions to build schools and basketball courts around china. >> a look at your weather for east asia. we are looking at th
hard to diepen its size in the region and is encouraging countries like india to become more assertive. next local elections are taking place in parts of northern sri lanka on saturday. in some areas, it will be the sum -- the first such vote in nearly 30 years. although, parliamentary elections were held last year. it will come just two years after the end of the civil war between government forces and the tamil tiger separatists. joining me now from, but it is charles. these are the council elections, but even the president campaigned in one city this week. what is at stake for him? >> that is right. the big jet -- the big government juggernaut, if you like. he is responding to the intense wave of international criticism being directed at the country at the moment. the u.s. congressional committee is voting that aid will be cut off to sri lanka unless they show a move away from wartime atrocities. ofy're putting a lot resources into this. >> two opposition groups have claimed harassment by the ruling party, which it denies. it will these elections be free and fair? >> that is a big q
. we live in a worldwide economy. the competition is no longer down the block. it's china, india and places like that. just listening to the discussion this morning, listening to the different points of view, you expand the different points of view, put them in a polarized poisonous, toxic atmosphere, congress, and it's governing. we can't govern ourselves. is this country ungovernable? it's the question in our minds and the minds of a lot of young people. where are we going as a nation. they go to washington and behave like clowns. that's a huge, huge problem. >> mike's point is spot on. even pat is saying we have a different philosophy on governing. when obama was elected he made promises. after that, he said he would close guantanamo bay. then he saw the information. after the elections, democrats said we would not extend the bush tax cuts, we did it. with larger deal around don't ask don't tell. i think it's important for politicians and those elected to want to govern and be bigger than the moment. remember, peter asked the most important question at the beginning, the real
property bubble. they take in this foreign investment every month when india takes in every year and still it only grows two percentage points faster than india. if you think about the quality of chinese growth it's not as impressive as it appears. massive investment. a huge number of airports, high speed rail. if you look at what you're getting out have -- of it in terms of return on investment, not as impressive. china has a huge problem. the u.n. came out with a report that pointed out that china is going to have a demographic clams over the next years. it is going to lose 400 million. there is no point in human history in which you've had a dominant power in the world that is also declining demographically. simply doesn't happen. if you want to see what a country in decline looks like look at japan and ask yourself how powerful is it? china's g.d.p. gets inflated because the cost of a haircut in beijing is less than one in toronto. but g.d.p. depends on foreign aid and oil and international investments and aircraft carriers and for all of that you need real hard currency and that adjus
india. at least 37 people were killed and more than 30 injured when a train rammed into a bus in utar pradesh on thursday. a senior police official said the bus was carrying 68 members of a wedding party. state-run indian railways carries around 14 million passengers every day, but has a patchy safety record due to aging infrastructure and insufficient safety measures. >>> a fire at a coal mine in east china's shandong province left at least 28 miners missing. government officials say the 91 miners were trapped when an air compression device 255 meters underground caught fire on wednesday. rescue workers and firefighters have saved 63 of the miners, but thick smoke is hampering the operation. an investigation has been launched to find the cause of the accident. >>> the iranian military concluded ten days of weapons drills on wednesday. the exercises were aimed attesting the efficacy of a number of surface-to-sea missiles. a military spokesman said the islamic revolutionary guard corps fired short and medium ranged missiles from the southern port of jask in the persian gulf. undergroun
, leaving a comment. heather: research for suspects going on in india right now, security forces are sifting through evidence from yesterday's triple bombing that rocked the country's financial capitol of mumbai. a top government minister says that investigators are looking into every known hostile group, but so far, no arrest. national correspondent catherine herridge is following this story from washington and has the very latest. >> reporter: this morning, indian officials say they have no claim of responsibility, they have no serious investigative leads, and also that there was no intelligence warning that the attack would take place. meanwhile u.s. officials here in washington described this attack as, quote, coordinated and bearing the hallmarks of a coughis saitd operation. they say muhajadeen is suspect but they are poorly organized and had help possibly from pakistani intelligence. >> with a dramatic attack like this obviously coordinated over three location, it took money and it took planning, and that always raises the speckter of the isi in pakistan. >> this morning, new evidence
country in the world was india. kyra, 82% of women said they just did not have any time to relax. united kingdom at number 11 and the united states number 12. in this survey they made a distinction between emerging countries and developing countries. what they found out with something like india, for example, as well as the other developing countries, is that women had to juggle work, right? their careers, as well as busy home lives. but they also had to conform to very traditional expectations and traditional standards. so they found in developing countries women had the social infrastructure to allow them to juggle the social support to do but in developing countries not the case. the least stressed out country in the world is, can you guess, kyra? >> no. tell me where! bora bora? tahiti? >> yeah. i wish we could go there. it's actually sweden. are you moving there any time soon? >> i may be doing that now. you and i will be packing our bags. it's a beautiful place, that's for sure. >> it sure is. >> zain, who never stresses us out. thank you. >>> pennsylvania restaurant owner says the
india, brazil and others. and rebalancing our efforts in the world. which is an absolutely critical thing for to us pursue. >> explain what rebalancing means. >> we looked at where the united states footprint was, where the united states face to the world was when we came into office in january 2009 and we asked ourselves where are we underweighted, overweighted, where are we not putting real work into the future. we've been acting on those conclusions. we needed to finish our military work in iraq. we're on track to doing that. by 2011, to have 150,000 troops out of iraq by the end. we saw ourselves as needing more strategic attention and focus in counterterrorism. we did that against al qaeda and associated groups. we really considered ourselves, fareed, underweighted in asia. as we looked at the world, we looked at our interests and the future, we concluded that we did not have the mind share, the diplomatic effort, the resources and presence in asia, given what we had at stake in asia. it wasn't a mistake by the way or an accident that secretary clinton took her first trip to as
cannot reform pakistan and by continuing to indulge the pakistanis who attack india with terrorism, who back the afghanistan taliban we are state sponsors of terrorists. good start. not enough. see what is next. hope that our government doesn't fold. i think the good sign is our government is finally, finally, in the face of overwhelming evidence, pakistanis were hiding bin laden, et cetera, they are wising up. admiral mullen, the outgoing chairman of the joint chiefs is measured in his speech last week accused the pakistani intelligence of killing one of the leading journalists. that tells me something is changing. it is about time. >> a lot of people are saying in support of this move, we are done trying to win the hearts and mines of pakistanis and by tightening the noose that could force them to be amenable to our needs than they have been. do you agree? >>guest: the pakistanis regard us as an enemy and they take us for all they can get. when we freeze the stuff they need such as body armour and night vision goggles but the demonstration in syria was run by the syrian government org
and influenced china in term which influenced india which may be influencing pakistan. that same pattern may be beginning to happen in africa as we have some real success stories in other countries thinking if rwanda can do it, why can't we? >> we'll have to leave it at that. thank you very much. we will be right back. >> if i can finish now -- oh, yes, why don't you meow when i woman does that. between accoun, so your money can move as fast as you do. check out your portfolio, track the market with live updates. and execute trades anywhere and anytime the inspiration hits you. even deposit checks right from your phone. just take a picture, hit deposit and you're done. open an account today and put schwab mobile to work for you. >>> canada pulled the last of the combat troops out of afghanistan this week. this brings us to our question of the week. how many nations still have combat troops in afghanistan as part of the international security assistance force? is it a, 6, b, 16, c, 26 or d 46. stay tuned and we'll tell you the correct answer. go to cnn.com/gps for ten more questions. while yo
influenced india, which may be influencing pakistan. that same pattern may be beginning to happen in africa, as we have some real success stories, and others countries say, if rwanda can do it, if ghana can do it, why can't we? >> we'll have to leave it at that. thank you very much. >>> we will be right back. woman: saving for our child's college fund was getting expensive. man: yes it was. so to save some money, we taught our 5 year old how to dunk. woman: scholarship! woman: honey go get him. anncr: there's an easier way to save. get online. go to geico.com. get a quote. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. >>> can a day pulled the last of its troops out of afghanistan this week. that brings us to our question of the week -- how many nations still have combat troops in afghanistan as part of the international security assist tansz force? is it 6, 16, 26 or 46? stay tuned and we'll tell you the correct answer. make sure you go to cnn.com/gps for ten more question and make sure you check out the global public square don't forget, you can also follow us on twitter and fac
deeper relationships with emerging powers like india, brazil and others and rebalancing our efforts in the world, which is absolutely critical thing for us to pursue. >> explain what rebalancing means. >> it means we looked at where the united states footprint was, what the united states face to the world was, when we came in to office in january of 2009. and we asked ourselves, where are we under or over weighted? where we are challenged in to putting real work in to the future. and we came to a set of conclusions and have been acting on those conclusions. we needed to finish the military work and we are on track to do that. to have 150,000 troops out of iraq by the end. we saw ourselves as having, needing more strategic direction, intensity and focus on the counterterrorism area and we did that in terms of intensification against allocate and a associated groups. we considered ourselves underweighted in asia. as we looked at the world and our interest and the future, we concluded that, in fact, we did not have the mind share, the diplomatic effort, the resources and presence in as
. >> will the contracts with the chinese companies be reviewed? >> with so many country, we have chinese, malaysia, india, we will not be selective. the people would want to be happy. can hes are not good flighting resources. no reason why we can allow one to monopolize the resources. we want many companies to come in. >> waef been seeing the cues for fuel. as a potential investor coming in, that is possibly something that could be quite worrying that at any point because you're still importing your fuel from the north because you tonight have refining capacities here that this could impact potential for property development. >> that's a serious problem. and it is part of it, but we wanted to maintain with the north because what happened here, they were built during a time when sudan was at war. now the war is over, we want a small refinery to be built in south sudan. and while we're working to build those refinery, we want our border to be open. >> you seem to be taking a two pronged approach to this. china is already the largest investor in your oil sector, but you also you seem to be targeting the ara
this is lords of london, a very, very famous place. by coincidence the match between england and india is the 100th between two nations. there's an obsession with statisti statistics. cricket is often considered inp inpenetratable to outsiders. this guy is one of the greatest men to walk. from 2009 it was reported that he took home more than $8 million, not bad for a cricketer. and the dim mine youive indian could rewrite the record machlt he's targeting his 100th international century. that's 100 runs in a row and that's a big deal. now, the only problem that he might face, have you spotted it yet? it's this. the british weather. this was the scene yesterday. check out the clouds. now, it's his record at large we need to talk. it's notoriously poor. despite an average score of 57. at lords the average is -- there you go -- 21. if he kunlt achieve it in this historic match it's only a mat owner when, not if, he'll hit 100. you can tell i'm very excited about this. i'm a huge cricket fan. i will hopefully get a chance to watch it. >> i'll tell you what, manisha. better you than me. i'm
of flows fundamentals. markets, marts, azil, india growth terms of a underdeveloped and the from that thmarkets. have trillion of dollars worth reserves whereas the countries are in nations so standpoints the countries are in going next five opposed to the developed. >> gillian? >> one of the most intresting things that week when that it the u.s. debt from a.a.a. that it ratings of american unchanged. the something you seeing in market the markets risk attacks is than some of american similar patent well. unusual. what moodies what you are rkets is a investors are acally, the mpletely fantastic west. run companies th the aren't run the about corporate government. everything els it's about political risk about everything ee. that the used to to emerging people this country but we don't political risks unedictably >> bill what is going to who hold us treasures. >> how are they going to get there money. >> well, they've got to get problem, in treasuries is that downgraded by rating standard & that the goes up. it's hard to know how much, i would suggest an actual downgrade debt woul
by the u.s. census bureau. using its international database, it projects india to be the most populace nation by the year 2050. take a look at this. they are expecting that india will have 1.6 billion people by 2050, that would make china number two, by the way. i'll show you what china is expected to look like. china would be number two, would be holding steady with about 1.3 billion people. where would the u.s. be? the united states, let me show you that, the united states would grow to about 423 million people by 2050. one of the biggest gains will be number four, this one i'm sure is going to surprise you, nigeria, likely to be the fourth most pew pew his country with 402 million people. look at ethiopia, caught my attention, will be, give that to you, will grow to about 278 million people. putting it into the top ten for the first time. now, those are gainers. let's look at losers. biggest loser, russia would drop from number nine right now to number 16, declining birth rates in that country, relatively low life expectancies to blame. it's just 62 years, by the way, life expectanc
enough. it's one that has a lot of acceptance in a lot of the world which china, india, brazil, and south africa accept make it work. >> rose: in your opinion china, >> >> yes. >> rose: you came away with what sense of their ambition? >> well, this is clearly a country with an enormous national will to... >> rose: solve internal problems? >> to develop, to become wealthy and powerful and to overcome what they see as a century and a half of national humiliation at the hands of the west. that's a huge drive. how it does that i think this is a country which sees many options and could go several different ways. i mean, the one thing almost everyone you speak in china agrees on the it's not going to have the same system in 20 year's time that it has today. whereas in the united states you think you have basically the same system that you've had for a few centuries and more. >> i think ai wei wei had said this. that you do not expect reform to comele from the generation that's now takingower that replaces hu jintao and wen jiabao but you expect genuine reform to come from the next generation,
as opped to fundamentals. the emerging markets, developing markets, gynea-- china, brazil, india all have better growth prospects in terms of a rather underdeveloped consumer sector and the ability to grow from that standpoint versus the developed markets. in addition they have trillions of dollars worth of reserves whereas the developed countries are in hawk to those nations so from those standpoints the developing countries are in much better shape going forward over the next five to ten years as opposed to the developed. >> gillian? >> onef the most interesting things that moodies said this week when it gave warning that it might downgrade the u.s. debt fm aaa was that it was leaving the ratings of companies, large american companies unchanged. and essentially the underlying, somethg you are already seeing in market prices where in the markets right now the risk attacks to sereign debt is actually higher than some of the big, solid american companies or similar patent in europe as well. and that's very unusual. but essentially what moodies was saying and what you are seeing in the mark
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